Saturday, September 5, 2015

Arby's Fires Manager, Suspends Employee Who Refused To Serve Police Officer

After the firestorm, the manager tried to claim that it was just a joke gone bad. As for the employee in question, he simply said: "There’s no point in talking. I’m 19. She’s an officer and I’m colored." Enough said...

(The Blaze) In addition to firing a manager and suspending an employee who allegedly refused to serve a Florida police officer simply because she was a cop, Arby's announced that it would be giving law enforcement in the area a free combo meal Friday as a sign of its apology.

Earlier this week, Sgt. Jennifer Martin with the Pembroke Pines Police Department pulled up to an Arby's drive-thru. In her police report, she noted that the employee over the microphone was "slightly rude and short with his responses." When she pulled forward to the window to pickup and pay for her order the clerk, identified as Kenneth Davenport, took her credit card, but it was the manager, Angel Mirabal who returned.

"He doesn’t want to serve you because you are a police officer," Mirabal told Martin, according to the report filed for informational purposes. Martin wrote that she told Mirabal this made her uncomfortable and that she no longer wanted to dine at the restaurant...

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Posted By: Chris Carmouche